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during the early days of the nasa space program. john glenn is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as pol bearers for scoti carpenter. you may know scoti carpenter's voice better than his face. he was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who uttered the famous words "god speed john glenn", sending his friend soaring into the sky, february 1962. john glenn is here to give the eulogy. with scoti carpenter's passing john glenn is the sole survivor of the original mercury 7 astronauts. >> it is another college football saturday. there were key nca match ups. darren hays will have that and more in sports. >> why honey bees are dying in canada and the devastating impact it could have on our food. o >>> honey bees in canada are dying. it's putting crops at risk. some blame a nicotine-based pesticide. many factories insist it's safe. >> this area is a paradise for bees. the natural vegetation and plant diversity. >> a third generation bee keeper this man is known for the quality of the honey bees he raises to sell to other beekeepers. he's finding far too many of his carefully nur
... but anyone can help a foster child. nasa now testing a spacecraft that will take us far beyond the moon. scientist power on the hawaiian florida late last week and they took this photo of that really unique craft. they did running test on the state of the art system. it appears to be performing as expected so far. nasa says this is a major milestone in the final year before flight. orion take off next fall and fly a distance of 15 times farther than the international space station. trip will be unmanned. orion will eventually travel with crews but not initially. >> animal species have been discovered in the rain forest in north west australia. it is surrounded by house size boulder stacked up for 9 miles. rugged terrain using google earth there was a patch of forest they thought might be worth using. they found a new frog. they also found a leaf tail gecko about 8 inches long and blends in with unique ecosystem. scientist believe the area has been untouched by the outside world for thousands if not millions of years. always amazing still places on our planet where we have yet t
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
for nasa's come and i said you're crazy. i have read everything written on the kennedys and on mrs. onassis. there's been thousands of books and i went to the library of congress at that time, remember when they had the card catalogs? i told him how many books have been written and december could be another book. and he said, you've got to write a book and get behind the myth. and so i did. i wrote "jackie oh!" and that's how i got into writing unauthorized biographies. and please, let's tell your viewers that unauthorized does not mean i'm true to. >> host: how do you get beyond a myth? what are your techniques? >> guest: well, you know, it was president kennedy who said, i think, that the biggest misconception is not really the lie, which is deliberate, contrived and unrealistic, but the myth, which is persuasive and wrong. so that i tried to do, i try and do as much research as i possibly can. i do start by writing the subject, because all my subjects have been alive. they are a tightknit society. they have in some way influenced our landscape, left an imprint in our culture. i write to
- span radio. >> author and astrophysicist neil the g -- neil degrasse tyson. so,s nasa's future goes, too, does that of america. if nasa is healthy, you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do, because they will see it writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice fishing where there is a notion of water that has been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the soils of mars and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. chemistry, physics, geology -- planetary geology -- chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, all the stem fields represented in the nasa portfolio. umps that, asa p flywheel that society taps for innovations. >> booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv, every weekend on c- span2. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back to the last remaining minutes of "washington to go outsideant washington and in your take on whether congress should endorse or stop the nsa spying program. you have seen the papers this morning, that pres
. over the past year she was able to hack into systems including nasa and the army corps of engineers. he has been released on bail until february of next year. >>> two senior members of the al qaeda linked terror groups al-shabaab. military officials wouldn't give any details about the counter terrorism strike. but the explosive expert was a person of interest. we have been saying it the white house is confirming it. americans may not be able to keep their healthcare plans under the obama care. they have known this since 2010. kelly wright joins us now from washington with more on the huge blow to americans. >> good morning to you. the affordable care act continues to prove problematic. the president always promised if you already had health insurance you could keep your plan no matter what. now it turns out it is a promise that can be broken and likely will. there are some existing healthcare plans that people do have that don't qualify for obama care. they are pushing legislation to help consumers keep their current plan. it is causing critics to lash out at the president after lengthe
neil degrasse tyson on america's call for engineers. >> as nasa goes, so too does that of america. then you doealthy, not need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do. papers.l see it on the there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice where there is liquid that has been frozen for billions of years. we will dig through the soils of mars for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. it has biology, chemistry, engineers,aerospace mechanical engineers -- all of the stem fields are represented in the nasa portfolio. the healthy nasa helps that. it is a flywheel that society cap for innovation. airs programming about nonfiction authors. every weekday on c-span2. >> "washington journal" continues. look at are taking a the implementation of the affordable care act. we have had reporters from kaiser health. julie appleby is back to discuss the reasons why some and please have seen their plans canceled. this is a hot topic on capitol hill among some talking heads. let's discuss the mechanics at play here. why are some people receiving cancellation noti
. and they handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone, and gave this send off to john glenn on this historical flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next. >> it represented a bold time for america, and scoti carpenter was the epitome of the home-town hero. he named his capsule "aurora 7" after the street where he grew up. scoti carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific in an underwater colony called sea lab. >> it was 300m off the coast of california, below the surface. it was to test how long human being could live below the surface. >> he's the only person who is a certified astronaut and aqua indecent assault. >> as friends and family say goodbye scoti carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life, a life of adventure, inquiry. he'll be greatly missed. more importantly he'll be greatly valued for decades to come. scoti carpenter was 88 years old. >> and still ahead - germany
gained access to computer s at nasa and the pentagon. he was arrested in england and released on bond. until his trial which is in february. >>> penn state faces six claims in connection with the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case and that is after the school announced settlements with 26 young men. it will be paid $60 million. the former penn state assistant football coach is pursuing appeals of the convictns that landed him in prison for life. of the six outstanding claims, penn state believes some don't have merit and some may produce settlements, as well. >> hurricane survivors up and down the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and rain left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: th
he gained access to computers at nasa and the pentagon. he was arrested in england and released on bond. his trial is in february. >>> penn state faces six claims in connection with the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case and that is after the school announced settlements with 26 young men. it will be paid $60 million. the former penn state assistant football coach is pursuing appeals of the sex abuse convictions that basically landed him in prison for life. of the six outstanding claims, penn state believes some don't have merit and some may produce settlements, as well. >> hurricane survivors up and down the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and waves hammering one country after another left hundr
and partisanship, our panel takes questions about health care in a few moments. >>> nasa scientists make amazing discovery. could it be the new home away from home? we'll look at that. >>> boat sales are booming after sinking during the recession. what it means for the recovery. a live report just ahead. jon: dangerous weather around the country including severe storms and flooding near houston, texas. heavy rain dumped on that area yesterday, submerging some streets under three feet of water. in northeastern arkansas, halloween storms devastating homes and businesses, leaving hundreds without power. and in western indiana, an apartment building roof collapses under sheets of rain, forcing nearly 100 people out into the street. meteorologist maria molina is live in the fox extreme weather center. what is going on today, maria? >> hi, jon. talk about scary, so we had severe weather for halloween for some states around the country from texas to upper parts of the midwest. also we had to deal with flooding. i want to show you exactly how much rain we saw yesterday. this is short amount of time acro
of money to spend to protect the future of humanity. >> reporter: the alternative is to rely on nasa which he says only spots about a thousand asteroids a year that may hit earth when there are actually a million out there. but with the sentinel -- >> you can spot a charcoal against the black sky with sentinel from a distance of ten times as far from los angeles to new york. >> reporter: lou says it's not a matter of if, but when, even a small asteroid can cause massive destruction. these pictures from 1908 in tonguska, russia, are proof. and lou successfully completed two space shuttle missions. he says without this type of project, and we are simply flying blind along with all other countries in the world. he says we really need this type of telescope to give us that warning we need to stop the course of any collision with the world. reporting live, in menlo park, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> it's all up to mother nature now. the big time maverick surf contest is almost here. the contest window opens on friday. you know how this works. competitors can be given as
the rocket will travel. but nasa astronaut, don thomas, from towson university, tells me, it is also about learning to collaborate. >> they were working as a team. so these are groups of five or six. this is how engineers work in the real world. they don't work by themselves. >> reporter: students work together for weeks, leading up to today's big launch. >> when you put air pressure from the psi, launches the air out. and forces the rocket. >> do you think it's going to work? >> i'm not sure. >> the future physicist and his team give it a go. >> not bad. it broke apart. but i think it went about 20 yards. and today's rocket launch record, with 47 yards. if you'd like to learn more about the nonprofit ingenuity project, head to our website, cbs baltimore document. and we have a link there. >> difficulty upon reentry. >> that's it. >> very cool. >> i know. very cool. >>> very smart kids out there today. >> all right. we've got pretty nice weather headed our way. actually, warmer temps coming later this week. now at 64. no wind at all. currently, the barometer rising. come back and take a l
with hacking into computers of the u.s. army, nasa and the epa. and in so doing, costing the government millions of dollars. 28-year-old lori love allegedly stole information about employees, hoping to disrupt operations, even allegedly gaining access to the missile defense agency. >>> and at least 13 deaths are now being blamed on that powerful storm in northern europe. we see here. winds topped nearing 100 miles per hour. toppling scaffolding. crumbling it like tin foil. meanwhile, in amsterdam, we saw this at the top of the show. that falling tree, almost crashing down on a biker. you can see him here in that spot shadow, stopping just in time. millions of people have now lost power in the storm. of course, we'll have updates as news becomes available. >>> and two inmates who inched their way to freedom through the bathroom of an oklahoma jail are now back behind bars this morning but two other fugitives who escaped are still on the run, considered armeded and dangerous. and abc's ryan owens has the latest. >> reporter: two down, two to go. oklahoma authorities recaptured two of the
public policy. >> it's outrageous that the nasa security agency was looking between the centers if that's true. the steps that the organization was willing to do without good judgment went to pursue the mission and went to violate the policies. it's not okay. in that case they assisted us in understanding that. >> now a story on blackberry. >> wow. she's good. >> last minute deals and bids. blackberry now says they will abandon trying to sell itself. the toronto globe and mail reports the company will raise $1 billion and clean house of upper management including ceo thorston hinds. >> the best of the late night. keep had here on "morning joe." you're giving away pie? would you like apple or cherry? cherry. oil...or cream? definitely cream. [ male announcer ] never made with hydrogenated oil. oh, yeah. [ male announcer ] always made with real cream. the sound of reddi wip is the sound of joy. "it's time to get the heck out of dodge?" [ chuckles ] i say you get the heck into one. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i lost my balance. but it doesn't usually work that way with health care. with unitedhealthca
's first granddaughter born in april this year to his daughter jenna. the baby is wearing a nasa outfit. under the obama administration it's been cut no shuttle program. >> they have a lot of outfits left. >>> speaking of political statements, the associated press, the organization of largest news organization in the world, i believe, the photo who has covered the president for years came out against the obama administration saying the control over photographs is so tight that in effect it equals propaganda. they have said in the past five years there have been only two photographs allowed in the oval office of the president. >> yes, santiago lion is the director of photograph for the associated press, basically says he has only been allowed into the oval office two times, which, in historically has not been the case. what they do is release the photos from the white house. so the white house, their own photographer, who, by the way is, a fantastic photographer, not to take anything away from pete sousa who is the official white house photographer, and who has photographed the second re
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